Cooling system Nightmare
Posted in the tech section aswell as i need help desperately.
2003 Cooper,weeping bottom rad hose about six months ago,repaired and all was well.recently the clutch went and we had a new one put in at our local garage,clutch is good now but,when it came back it overheated and the water had all gone,bottom fitting leaking again.Heater is stone cold and the gauge shoots to the red zone when running.
I have fitted a new rad and new thermostat housing and stat,bled it god knows how many times,also had the heater rad out yesterday,it had old brown water in it so i have cleaned it and blown through the pipes.
Still the same with the system pressurizing and the fan running but heater pipes stone cold and gauge on max.